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A Veterans Day visit to the World War II Museum

Sofia Gilmore-Montero; Cassandra Jaskiewicz, News Editor; Assistant Layout Editor

November 19, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

The World War II era was a tumultuous time to live, and no place in New Orleans demonstrates this better than the National World War II Museum.  Numerous exhibits spanning multiple buildings carefully examine each country’s role i...

New Orleans’ Museum of Arts

Sofia Gilmore-Montero and Cassandra Jaskiewicz, News Editor; Layout Editor

November 12, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) has been contributing to art and culture in the city of New Orleans since its opened on Dec. 16, 1911 with a small reserve  of nine works.  Founded in 1910 by Isaac Delgado, the museum ho...

Dear Men, #MeToo Isn’t About You

Abraham Thacker, Contributer

October 29, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion, Showcase

  Over the past few days, our Facebook newsfeeds have been inundated with women from all walks of life letting their friends and acquaintances know that they, too, have been the victims of sexual harassment and assaul...

Sex education is necessary knowledge

Kevinesha Glenn, Reporter

October 22, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

For many generations, sex education has been a topic that people avoid or sugar coat to the fullest extent. Sex education is incredibly important because there are so many new diseases and old ones that are getting worse. Sex...

A checkers player in a game of chess

Christopher Walker, Contributor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

  For us liberals who have gotten somewhat used to the day-to-day lunacy of president Donald Trump, this past week reminded us why we were genuinely scared for our country after election night.   We saw his immature stream-of-conscious...

It’s Time to Stop Mental Health Self-Diagnosis

Abraham Thacker, Contributor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

It’s that time of year again: when the first round of academic exams arrives and stress levels mount. Students struggle to find enough hours in the day to go to work, complete homework, study for exams and quizzes, and atte...

The liberal media needs to ease up on Trump (for selfish reasons)

Christopher Walker, Contributer

September 22, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

Let’s play a hypothetical parenting game. You’re a middle-aged parent with a teenage daughter you love deeply, but unfortunately your once-sweet-and-kind daughter is in her angst-ridden rebellious phase. One day, she brin...

Safe spaces protect, not stifle, diversity in opinions

Anna Gowin, Features and Entertainment Editor

March 22, 2017

Filed under Column

It is easy to say that the idea of a “safe space” violates principles of free speech, or that they shelter people from opposing opinions. But, often, the people who feel that way are the population who would never need a safe spa...

To fight speech you don’t agree with, use more speech, not less

Brandon Melerine, Contributor

March 15, 2017

Filed under Column

  Freedom of speech is enshrined in our Constitution under the First Amendment. It’s a fundamental right, inherent in our republic, and it’s needed to function as intended.   Safe spaces on campus violate the principle ...

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